March 2005 (page 1)

Obituary: Colin White

Colin White passed away on Saturday, 26th March 2005

in Industry News - on 31/3/05

Top dressings explained

Top dressings explained

A frustratingly unpredictable climate, economic pressures and increasing numbers of players all demanding perfect playing conditions seven days a week,...

in Consultancy - on 30/3/05

Sand and its place at the heart of all sporting surfaces.

topdressings

Sand: Defined as an Inorganic Mineral Fraction between 2.0mm ( 2000microns) and 0.063mm (63microns) or at least in the UK.

in Consultancy - on 30/3/05

New grooming rake from SISIS

The SISIS Fine Grooming Rake is available 183cm (6ft) or 240cm (8ft) wide and is designed for light scarification on soccer pitches and other outfield...

in Industry News - on 29/3/05

Dundee expands grounds maintenance fleet

The Leisure and Arts Department of Dundee City Council have expanded their grounds maintenance fleet with the purchase of two new ride-on mowers from local...

in Industry News - on 29/3/05

New season preparations at Worcestershire County Cricket Club

The combination of this winter,s mild weather and the fact that we have had no flooding at the ground this year as certainly helped improve our sward quality...

in Cricket - on 25/3/05

Lawn Sand

With such a mild winter, moss growth in most parts of the UK as been very prevalent. Many groundsmen will be keen to eradicate it as quickly as possible...

in Consultancy - on 23/3/05

Major Investment in New Turf Equipment by Wyevale Grounds Maintenance

Wyevale Grounds Maintenance, the specialist grounds maintenance contractor, has invested in excess of £600,000 in new equipment for the 2005 season, half...

in Industry News - on 23/3/05

Caldwell Golf Club upgrade turf maintenance equipment

Caldwell Golf Club near Uplawmoor in Renfrewshire has upgraded its turf maintenance fleet with the purchase of a Jacobsen LF-3800 light fairway mower from...

in Industry News - on 23/3/05

That moment of Millennium magic

Millennium magic

For the last five weeks our Editor Dave Saltman has been in charge at the Millennium Stadium, within is a diary of the work to date.

in Rugby - on 22/3/05

Award Nomination is Par for the Course

An international golf tournament has set a new standard for the sport by being short-listed for a marketing award in Scotland. They may be hundreds of...

in Golf - on 22/3/05

New home for football and rugby in Swansea

The new Morfa Stadium in Swansea has joined the likes of The Bernabeu, Anfield, City of Manchester and White Hart Lane by installing the Desso DD GrassMaster...

in Industry News - on 22/3/05

Compaction relief for Portman's plane trees

The renovation of London’s Portman Square continues apace with the deep, compressed air aeration of lawn areas immediately adjacent to 15 ancient London...

in Industry News - on 22/3/05

Heavy duty debut for latest Verti-drain

Charterhouse’s newest verti-drain, the heavy duty 2.6 has made its debut this spring at Oakdale golf course in Harrogate. More Inside.

in Industry News - on 21/3/05

100 Million Wildflowers Sown

“Over the autumn and winter, Calderdale Community Services have been busy sowing wildflower seeds in different areas within Calderdale” states Recreation...

in Industry News - on 21/3/05

Heftee Lifts 'live'-at Parks Depot UK

aving recently introduced Heftee Lifts at BTME, Parts Depot UK held a ‘Live’ demonstration event in Lancashire at the beginning of March, attracting...

in Industry News - on 21/3/05

March maintenance at Chapel Allerton Tennis Club

The frequency of cutting will be increasing due to the warmer temperatures. Start reducing now at 1mm increments per week until you reach the playing height...

in Tennis - on 18/3/05

Organising the workshop

I have a commissioning process for new machines that helps me to order parts and claim warrantees, when the machine may not be readily to hand and to record...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 17/3/05